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Past events

21/11/2014 / 1:00 pm Annual Update on Insurance Law

Speakers: Rob Merkin
Topic: “Annual Update on Insurance Law”
Location: The Old Library, Lloyd’s, Lime Street, London, EC3M 7DQ

17/10/2014 / 1:00 pm Insurance Linked Securities

Speakers: Chris Parry (Aon Benfield), Luca Albertini (Leadenhall Capital), Charlotte Acton (RMS), Marco Silva (SCOR)
Topic: “Insurance Linked Securities”
Location: The Old Library, Lloyd’s, Lime Street, London, EC3M 7DQ

19/09/2014 / 1:00 pm Key Differences between Swiss and English Insurance Law

Speakers: Christian Felderer (SCOR, Zurich) and Lars Gerspacher (gbf attorneys-at-law, Zurich), Chairman and committee member, AIDA Swiss Chapter
Topic: “Key Differences between Swiss and English Insurance Law”
Location: The Old Library, Lloyd’s, Lime Street, London, EC3M 7DQ

30/07/2014 / 1:00 pm Scottish independence? The implications for the insurance market

A referendum is to be held on 18th September on the question whether Scotland should become an independent country and this BILA lunchtime event will focus on the implications for the UK insurance industry of a “Yes” vote.

Topics to be discussed will include the consequences of Scottish independence for the legal systems of Scotland and the UK; the effect on the insurance industry (including possible changes to insurance law); the implications for Scotland’s membership of the EU; currency issues; and financial services regulation in an independent Scotland.

18/07/2014 / 1:00 pm Insurance aggregation issues

Speakers: Dave Newmann and Stuart Hill (Hogan Lovells International LLP)
Topic: “Insurance aggregation issues”
Location: The Old Library, Lloyd’s, Lime Street, London, EC3M 7DQ

20/06/2014 / 1:00 pm Prudential regulation: what can insurance expect from banking regulation?

Speakers: Professor Rosa Maria Lastra (Queen Mary, University of London)
Topic: “Prudential regulation: what can insurance expect from banking regulation?”
Location: The Old Library, Lloyd’s, Lime Street, London, EC3M 7DQ

16/05/2014 / 1:00 pm Litigation vs Arbitration vs Mediation and ARIAS Fast Track

Speakers: Tony Rai (Hiscox) and Alan Weir (Catlin)
Topic: “Litigation vs Arbitration vs Mediation and ARIAS Fast Track”
Location: The Old Library, Lloyd’s, Lime Street, London, EC3M 7DQ

15/05/2014 / 8:30 am - 4:00 pm BILA 50th Anniversary Colloquium and Dinner Banking Hall, London

BILA 50th Anniversary Colloquium and Dinner

After Dinner Speaker: Michael Portillo

Chair: Lord Justice Aikens (President of BILA)

Keynote speaker: John Nelson (Chairman of Lloyd’s)

‘Underwriters view of BILA’: Reg Brown (former President of BILA)

Panels:

Insurance Fraud chaired by Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd (Lord Chief Justice)

  • Scott Clayton (Zurich Insurance plc)
  • DCI David Wood (City of London Police)
  • Graham Eklund QC (4 New Square)

British Insurance Law chaired by Professor Sir Bernard Rix (20 Essex Street)

  • David Hertzell (Law Commission)
  • John Hurrell (AIRMIC)
  • Paul Jaffe (Catlin)
  • Sarah Cockerill QC (Essex Court Chambers)

European Insurance Contract Law chaired by Professor Malcolm Clarke (University of Cambridge)

  • Professor Jurgen Basedow (Max Planck Institute)
  • Professor Helmut Heiss (University of Zurich)
  • Joanna Page (Allen & Overy)
  • Prof Alberto Monti (Institute for Advanced Study – IUSS Pavia)

Regulation chaired by Sean McGovern (Lloyd’s)

  • Olav Jones (Insurance Europe)
  • Chris Moulder (PRA)
  • Hugh Savill (ABI)
  • Mike O’Hagan (FCA)

The Dinner includes:

  • Sparkling Wine Reception
  • 3 Course Dinner
  • ½ Bottle Wine Per Person
  • Complimentary Filter Water
  • A Coffee Menu
01/05/2014 / 1:00 pm New Zealand insurance law up-date and Irish insurance law up-date

Speakers: Crossley Gates / DLA Phillips Fox
Topic: “New Zealand insurance law up-date r”
Speaker: John Larkin / William Fry
Topic: “Irish insurance law up-date”
Location: Adelaide House, London Bridge, London EC4R 9HA (courtesy of Berwin Leighton Paisner)

25/04/2014 / 1:00 pm AstraZeneca v XL & ACE

Speakers: David Edwards QC of 7 King’s Bench Walk
Topic: “AstraZeneca v XL & ACE”
Location: The Old Library, Lloyd’s, Lime Street, London, EC3M 7DQ

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